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CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
under obamacare. likewise on the immigration context of a case-by-case prosecutorial discretion is one thing but if they get policy that will apply to 1.8 million people, that is quite something different. this is a scale of decision-making that isn't in the traditional conception of the prosecutorial discretion. >> the president has taken it a step further and has actually given legal documents to the people in that circumstance well beyond simply deciding not to leave them there and not prosecute them but actually enable the violation by giving them documents to help them avoid the problems from the country that they are not present. >> [inaudible] [inaudible] [inaudible] the chair now recognizes the ranking member. >> [inaudible] with the witness to his left and i would like to ask if he could pick up that line of discussion. we are pleased that you are here because there has been so much excitement or excited rhetoric about where president an the prd his administration are going. i've never heard of this level of hypothesizing where this is all going to take us and i think it is co
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
in the boston immigration court omar obama testified not only had he met his nephew but barack obama even lived with him for a short time. the white house said there was no deception. they couldn't find evidence to support the president met his uncle. it is not clear what evidence they were looking for though omar was mentioned in the president's book there was no mention of them meeting. today jay carney pinpointed the problem. listen to this. >> nobody asked him in the past. the president said he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to the cambridge for law school. he stayed with him for a brief period of time until the president's apartment was ready. after that they saw each other once every few months while the president was in cambridge. after law school they gradually fell out of touch. >> in case you missed it jay carney said the problem was nobody asked the president if he met his uncle. the white house says he's not seen his uncle in 20 years. uncle omar was allowed to remain in this country because of his good moral character. the white house didn't intervene at all in the immi
Comedy Central
Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm PST
in spanish and bilingual column for the "new york times" syndicate. i'm an immigrant i need a lot of jobs scanchts. [ laughter ] >> jon: exactly. i don't know if you are familiar with the more standard american news anchors but brian williams, and i know this will for a fact. shows up at 5:00 pretty drunk. >> sorry. [ laughter ] >> jon: reads from the teleprompter and basically spends rest of his night in a brtel. >> are you sure? >> jon: almost positive. >> we have to research that. >> jon: probably have to research that. kind of an incredible time. how long have you been at univision? >> i've been working for univision for almost 30 years now. >> jon: what is the change that you've seen? here you are you've earned this authority and gravitas in that community that watches univision and all of a sudden 30 years later you find that you are in the most relevant, fastest growing demographic and political voice in the county right now. >> it has changes. when i first arrived in the united states in 1953 there were only 50 million lat teenows. right now there are 55 million latinos. as you kn
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 9:00pm PST
going to be basically embracing immigration policy in this country. an exclusive next. >>> plus, just out for gift givers, the baby chair with a built-in ipad holders for infants. is this a good idea? [kevin] paul and i have been friends... [paul] well...forever. [kevin] he's the one person who loves pizza more than i do. aul] we're obsessed. [kevin] we decided to make our obsession our livelihood. [kevin] business was really good. [kevin] then our sauce supplier told me: "you got to get quickbooks." [kevin]quickbooks manages money, tracks sales and expenses. credit cards. [paul] somebody buys a pie with a credit card, boom, all the accounts update. [paul] when we started hiring,we turned on payroll. [kevin] it's like our pizza.you add the toppings you want, leave off the ones you don't. [kevin] now business is in really great shape. [announcer] start using intuit quickbooks for free at quickbooks-dot-com. >>> a first on "the kelly file." an everyday mom details the heart wrenching decisions her family is facing after finding out that the cost of her insurance coverage may rise more t
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am PST
, too, do demands far living wang. and a tactical shift in the ongoing fight for immigration reform. first understanding the impact and importance of president nelson mandela. >> i pledge to use all my strength and ability to live up to expectations. we are going forward. our noorch freedom is irreversible. we must not allow fear to stand in our way. >> good morning. i'm melissa harris-perry. the world lost one of its greatest leaders and agents of social change with the passing of nelson mandela at the age of 95 on thursday. madiba, the clan name by which he was known, transcended the boundaries of south africa as it became synonymous with the country's greatest struggles and triumphs. mandela meant many things to many people, including president obama, who offered this tribute shortly after mandela's death. >> for now, let us pause and give thanks for the fact that nelson mandela lived, a man who took history in his hands and bent the arc of the moral universe towards justice. >> no one can deny the indelible contributions and sacrifices that nelson mandela made and for the people
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
immigration reform, health care reform, and a budget. is there a timetable on those? is there a way to get those or is this an ongoing process? >> we talked about the button aggressions that are underway. when it comes to the effort to pass conference of immigration reform, the president believes the congress can act and should act as soon as possible. they can act right away, thousand could, when it comes to these issues. they are not gone yet. they ought to do something >> we talked about the button aggressions that are underway. when it comes to the effort to pass conference of immigration reform, the president believes the congress can act and should act as soon as possible. they can act right away, thousand could, when it comes to these issues. they are not gone yet. they ought to do something between now and their departure that could signal to the american people, in the case of the farm bill, that we have all of the necessary elements of that important legislation taken up -- taking care of on behalf of americans who depend on food and efficient assistance. and when it comes to con
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:00am PST
and the brightest. one of the problems with japan is it doesn't take immigrants. they don't attract the world's smartest individuals. like we still do. you agree with brett? >> i really don't. let me give you two examples. it's not really my example. it's their example. lichtenstein. their administrator said, look, we are fly specks in the world economy. we understand that we have to be better than most if we're going to compete. so what both of those countries have done is make a concerted effort to emphasize mathematics instruction. they take upwards of eight hours of math a week. and they have innovative programs to teach. they understand their kids are going to have to know this stuff. they drill them. they discipline them. and they succeed. it's not rocket science. i think if our schools understood that they were in the same competitive pool, that we would try to do the same sort of innovati innovation. inwou i would say one more thing, if the teachers unions allow that innovation. >> it does at least wake up america. it says, you know what, your success in the world economy is not guara
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
. more than half of americans also don't like the way he is handling foreign policy. immigration and the economy. the data now raising concerns over what can still be accomplished in his next few years as president. joining us now is our political panel angela mcgrewen, fox knew political analyst, and ronow molono. the president used to enjoy euphoric ratings. now his approval rating is abysmal on all kinds of issues. so ways happening overall? why is this happening? what kind of take do you look at this -- what prism do you look at this through, angela? >> the bottom line is this. are you better off today than you were four years ago? most americans that elected this president yet again, now they're having buyers remorse, because most americans are not better off. if you look at the unemployment rate at 7% but for the black community, last check, it was 13%. the hispanic community has not lowered that much and for women and young adults, if you have a college degree, kelly, most people don't have a job today, so people are looking at this situation and though the president is a
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am PST
to get things done. like immigration, like a lot of things in implementing fully obama care? >> to me there's an interesting thing here of what comes between those two points. if you look at the speech he gave on economic justice wednesday, clearly the president has big ideas, has a big agenda. he's not done with that. these are things he's discussed from the very beginning since he began running in 2007. to me what was interesting in watching your interview yesterday was when he talked about republicans. it's not he's completely resigned to the obstructionism, that they've presented, but i didn't get a sense of a lot of fight. he talked about being persistent. but i think if he wants to rally those segments that robert talked about and he referred to at the interview, he has to be concrete in what he's asking people to rally behind. take some of these grand ideas that he talked about on wednesday that he's talked about before whether it's raising the minimum wage, expanding head start to get investment going. whatever he talked about, he has more credibility now with these new employ
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
hopes to get a governoring majority in both houses where he's able to get things done. like immigration, like a lot of things in implementing fully obama care? >> to me there's an interesting thing here of what comes between those two points. if you look at the speech he gave on economic justice wednesday, clearly the president has big ideas, has a big agenda. he's not done with that. these are things he's discussed from the very beginning since he began running in 2007. to me what was interesting in watching your interview yesterday was when he talked about republicans. it's not he's completely resigned to the obstructionism, but i didn't get a sense of a lot of fight. he talked about being persistent. but i think if they want to rally -- and he referred to it. he has to be concrete in what he's to rally behind. take some of these grand ideas that he talked about on wednesday that he's talked about before whether it's raising the minimum wage, expanding head start to get investment going. he has more credibility now with these new employment numbers and making it concrete. sending bill
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
engaged in the agenda. >> three things the president wanted to see, immigration reform, a farm bill, and a budget. about to leave. any sort of timetable on those. is there any way to get those. or is it an ongoing process. talked about budget negotiations that are under way. and when it comes to the farm effort the -- and the to pass comprehensive the ration reform, president believes the congress should act and can act as soon as possible and can act right away, the house could, when it comes to these issues. bill. farm >> it couldn't -- >> that's a shame if that's the case. they're not gone yet. they ought to do something etween now and their departure that could signal to the the casepeople that in of a farm bill that we have all the necessary elements of that important legislation taken care tural behalf of our agricul sector as well as on behalf of americans who depend on food and nutrition assistance. and when it comes to comprehensive immigration reform. conservatives have said in the past that there are many things about comprehensive immigration reform that conservatives
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
his endorsement here. obviously he's an incredible friend. spoke here about immigration. i always have a wonderful interaction with the young people here. they're doing a great job. >> well, let's play "hardball". >> let's do it. >> you have a great audience, college-aged students and some faculty. there's resistance among young people to enrolling in the exchanges and taking responsibility for their health care. what's your argument why they should do that? >> well, first of all, i understand why people would be resistant to going on a website that wasn't working right. take a look for yourself. most college students, because of the law, can't stay on their parents's plan. and your first job where you don't have full health insurance benefits may mean that you stay on your parents's plan a little bit longer. but at some point, say when you turn 26, if you're between jobs or you've got a passion, you want to start a business and you're not going to have health insurance, this gives you the opportunity to get high quality health insurance. and for most people under 30 it's probably goin
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00am EST
because i don't have to ask for your favors any more. if you look at what you did on immigration reform and on energy just to mention a couple and your election returns you would have to say you are probably a textbook example of what happens when you get out and try to do the right thing. drawing from a broader coalition of supporters and able to get things done in the end and you have a legacy you can look to. it is more than just rhetoric and textbook theory. some of you have actually put it in practice. you should be proud of what you have done and i know that you have put it in practice, too. i didn't mean to embarrass you kurt. i wanted to point that out as a real world example of what we are talking about. >> just a couple of minutes left. any members of the audience that would like to pose a question? we have senator ward from hawaii. gene you're up. >> can we come visit? >> yeah, aloha! >> that is what -- hawaii is unique obviously not orange only because of its terrain but its political history consideration we have a super majority blue. i'm in the house of 51. my caucus is s
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
2014 budget, the farm ill, and immigration reform. reaching across the aisle has become more and more difficult, and this seems like a mountain too tall to climb. this morning, i have the honor of introducing two national leaders who can hopefully help shed some light on how our legislative colleagues in washington, d.c. and the white house might be able to come together and find solutions to our nation's critical problems. let me begin with governor huntsman. he began his public service as a staff assistant to ronald eagan. he has since served four u.s. presidents in critical roles, including u.s. ambassador to singapore, deputy assistant secretary of commerce for asia, u.s. trade ambassador and most recently, u.s. ambassador to china. twice elected as utah's governor, he brought about strong economic reforms, tripled the state's rainy day fund, and helped bring unemployment rates to historic lows. in his tenure, utah was named the best state in america and the best state in which to do business. he serves as co-chair of no labels with u.s. senator joe masden. it's working to bring a
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 6:00am EST
to pander. i don't have to ask for your favors here, curt. but if you look at what you did on immigration reform and on energy, just to mention a couple, and your election returns, you would have to say in a you're probably a textbook example of what happens when you get out the do the right thing. you're actually able to get things done in the end and have a legacy to look to. it's more than just rhetoric and textbook theory. some have put it in practice and you should be proud of what you've done and i know curt's put it in practice. i didn't mean to embarrass you but i wanted to put that out there as a real world example. >> we just have a couple minutes left. are there any members of the audience who would like to pose a question? we have senator ward from hawaii. gene, you're up. >> can we come visit? >> aloha. but hawaii is unique, obviously not only because of its terrain but because of its political history. we have super majority. i'm in the house of 51. my caucus is seven. in the senate there's one republican and 24 democrats. what are some insights i can bring back? i really li
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
with immigration and other things. and it's about an impression the white house has given that it's keeping this uncle at arm's length. but white house aides now say they weren't doing that. he's a 69-year-old man who works at a liquor store near boston and is now kuth up in the president's political migraine. the man's name called omar, the president's uncle. the boston globe previously cited the white house as saying the president and his uncle had never met. but the white house press secretary now says this -- >> the president said that he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school and he stayed with him for a brief period of time until his -- the president's apartment was ready. >> reporter: in recent days the uncle said barack obama stayed with him for three weeks in the 1980s. why the differing accounts? >> back when this arose, folks looked at the record including the president's book and there was no evidence that they had met. >> reporter: jay carney says it was when he asked the president in person that the president acknowledged he had stayed with his
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
. but then mary herself had an immigration to australia and her colleagues men now than to allow suspects to lunch we don't say nothing compared to twelve people he said. he noted owing to what they believe to be on the gothic jobs that whatever the going with me and i don't need or it can mean the kind kind you can stream in the back. orange calmly steered twenty three years on as karen explains today the protest crew. we at sixty cents now and i know we stayed on strike so dark and we got our governments to change policy. i'm very proud of what we did even though at the time we were. he looked us as being absolute nut cases. and i am very free press and tasman nelson mandela when he came to our land was just it's this to cic and take. the this prior to this the basement and was granted the freedom of dublin to stand still standing at the mansion has been to african music running accross the capital. ut game. if i ate before. we want here. tea while. disappearing agents dominated the second day of his visits. the president of the african national congress we should not mistaken it for me. cheney.
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:00pm PST
an immigrant of british subjects but i want to be seen as an american and melson -- nelson mandela was able to create that image. we are not black south africans or white south africans, we are one family, one nation, when people. i hope that his image and spirit will live on for generations to come. l, a trailblazer himself, the u.s. secretary of state who is black on the man who inspired him so much. dozens of people have gathered outside nelson mandela's former home and so it oh -- in soweto. our respondent who filed this report. paying tribute to the father the nation. he was the consummate reconciler. this was the house he would return to when he was released in prison. in february of 1990. we met one of mr. mandela's neighbors. met those who lived in the same street. >> i went with him to introduce him to the neighbor. after so many years being away from there. them. -- he still loves he still remembered their names. >> when i went to school here in the late 1970s and i 1980s, he was still in prison. there was no road here. all of this was dead road. spirit ofodied the the fight again
SFGTV
Dec 6, 2013 7:30pm PST
immigration reform. we have so many young people that came to the i see at a young age from a convolute process don't have the same access because of their jobs in the country. they've been courageus about how they can access higher education. and i want to recognize hospitality house jamming i didn't changing is our executive director. when people ask me how we're addressing homelessness in the center it's by hospitality house. one that people go to and they have an arts center. by supporting those organizations it's going to be a wonderful partnership. and seeing people how to golf is a wonderful wonderful thing thank you. again and i want to present this accomodation on the part of the board of supervisors to the d g in our start up incubator where you're beginning our start up we what to thank you for this opportunity for the ribbon cutting (clapping.) thank you very much >> thank you and welcome again. >> thank you (clapping.) thank you very much. okay. now moving on i'd like to ask an important guest to come to the stage he's the acon suicidal of japan welcome him to the stage
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 1:30am PST
name isenhe and i immigrated to the u.s. in 2001 and moved to the nob hill neighborhood two years ago. my wife and i use no. 10 or 12 bus lines to get to chinatown. however, the tep proposes to eliminate the no. 12 and in other words, this is a serious cut service cut and will have a dramatic affect on the community. they will have to carry heavy packages and walk steep hills to get home. it's extremely important to the community, especially for senior residents who often have mobility issues. please don't eliminate the no. 12 bus lines. any elimination means service cuts to our community, which heavily relies on public transit. thank you. >> thank you, next speaker, please. [ applause ] [ reading speakers' names ] >> good afternoon, sir. >> good afternoon, mr. chairman, directors, phil chin, representing the chinatown transportation research and improvement project. no need to repeat all that has been said. our concerns are very similar to other previous speakers. our concerns with with the 8x and stop placement for the 30. i would like to urge this board to direct staff to actu
SFGTV
Dec 7, 2013 3:30pm PST
for the workforce. definitely have passed the young people that were part of my program they were immigrants most emigrated like in the last 3ish years so they had a huge learning curve and i maid they were prepared to go to work and learn the laws that applies as a young person in san francisco. that's a lot more direct services. in terms of what i do i'm the coordinator for the hall of justice that focuses on sfeesh for people with high barriers to employment. and kind of identify what our barriers for adults in the services. so trying to see how we can help people with different abilities like access like the workforce system in san francisco so we have a really good department economic workforce development but for district 11 we found there's a lot of people that are again limited english spanking speaking so they have bad barriers they might have documentation issues and not enough time or experience there's a mri i can't do of different barriers. so we're trying to figure out ways to support them and a not just training them but also trying to advocacy in terms of workers rights and buildi
FOX Business
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am EST
immigration votes after the candidate filing deadline for the 2014 midterms. maybe we have a sense of what we can expect. you don't have to tell the chamber of commerce, president tom donohue, that the speaker is working to enact immigration reform. he assured everyone last month boehner would do exactly that. it tells you mr. donohue knows what he's talking about or is the man giving the orders, we don't know. the only question is whether boehner is doing as he's told. we'll find out. we're back with monica and matt and david. david, let's begin with you. the millennials, we're talking a sizable number calling for a recall. 47% of millennials in the harvard survey called for the recall as opposed to 46 who oppose it. this is strong stuff from the millennials. these are supposed to be his peeps. >> when you look at your future and don't see upward mobility as part of your picture, whether you put in time in technical school in college on your master's. if you see no future, you don't want to stay home forever and be the kid who is a bartender while your parents or you paid $80,000 for an educ
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am EST
was a german immigrant, and they just -- and there's an interesting speech that my grandfather gave at ohio state in 1926 where he said even back hen in 1926 he said -- then in 1926 we're being overwhelmed by uniformity. you know, the corporations and the banks and everything like that, they're trying to squeeze the heart out of you. and this was -- and also my -- i was going to say one more thing and that's my father's theory of the cycles of of american history, that you have liberal periods followed by conservative periods roughly every 30 years, that was my grandfather's theory. and so he picked up a lot of his, even his historical academic structures from my grandfather. >> stephen? >> both our relatives on my mother's side and my father's side were all from the midwest, so there was a kind of prairie populism that they brought to the east when we were growing up. and it was genetic. it was almost, you know -- >> part of the thing, jon, that's important especially given the current political climate in which we're so sliced and diced in so many ways that, in fact, in the post-war years
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm EST
's proposal for immigration reform. republicans on the budget conference committee consider letting this through. >> we recognize that when employment -- unemployment is at this level that we should help the long-term unemployed. 1.3 million people will have a lump of coal in their stockings if we don't do this. >> the date to watch there is december 28. before that, they meet on december 17 and 18. a growing number of economists surveyed by bloomberg say that policymakers will decide to taper. that number doubled from 17% to 34% after today's strong jobs report. still in the lead, not by much. they are putting the december taper at 50%. >> the. for more of the november jobs numbers we will take a look at our chief economist. welcome back. good to see you again. is this evidence of a sustainable economic recovery in the u.s.? >> how can it not be sustainable? we are almost four years into this. when it comes out these headlines am a and they are saying, well, maybe we will taper in a few months. we want to be sure. the credibility is in question. >> that is why i posed the question.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am EST
the ranges and rile the opponents. >> thai immigration workers hand over myanmar refugees to human trafficking rings. an inquiry has been called for. rohingya muslims are taken from detention centres and handed to criminals who are waiting offshore. the u.n. general assembly elected jordan to the council to replace saudi arabia. jordan was chosen after saudi arabia rejected the seat in october. it was a protest against the council's failure to end the syrian and israeli conflicts. conciliatory moves towards iran, chuck hagel made the comment during a dialogue, saying the u.s. would discuss steps to bolster security in the renaling jog. hagel says that the u.s. must continue diplomatic engagement in the middle east, maintain planes, ships, tanks and 35,000 troops. >> for decades iran has exported instability and violence across the region and beyond as it developed its nuclear program. iran has been a profoundly destabilising influence in a nuclear armed iran would pose an unaccee threat to regional and global facility. we brought time for meaning negotiation, not for perception. al
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 5:30pm EST
about social justice struggles in the united states, on immigration issues, and i said i want to be a part of that. some of the young folks who might be familiar with the terms i'm about to use, but i used a pen and what was called paper, and i wrote her something we used to call a letter and put it inside of what's called an envelope, and i licked this thing called a stamp -- anyway,. [laughter] i want to do anything for you if i can. if you have a dog, i'll walk your dog or feed your camp. and then i started going to events. she never responded. i was stalk her, basically, not in a creepy way, and i think she had to decide whether to get a restraining order or let me volunteer. so she let me volunteer, and i learned journalism as a trade. real reporters would ask me to help them edit their pieces, so i learned by p watching journalists who i really admired engage in the trade. and once i started going international, going places like iraq, a fire just caught inside of me, and i wanted to tell the stories of people who had no voice. >> host: jeremy scahill is the author of "b
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 7:00am EST
they papers, andals, no getting paid under the table. i have nothing against illegal immigrants. but what i think the country --uld do is just let people wherever they from, as long as they are citizens -- if the illegals want to work, let them get citizenship. stopoliticians have to letting this go because it is going to end up happening like a lot of people say, all part-time jobs. the city i live in? all democrats. every single one of them is a democrat. you cannot walk down the street or go into a store without seeing an immigrant. i lived here for 25 years. it used to be beautiful 20 years ago. the crime rate is skyrocketing. pictures of -- he had been held by north korean officials for a time. theas today they freed veteran of the korean war after a weeklong detention, ending the -- after he oversaw a group of north koreans -- gloria in chicago, good morning. good morning. i am in the 55 and older group. i am so happy the economy is getting better. i have a friend with a full-time and part-time job. there are jobs out here. if the people are so upset and they don't think it is getting
PBS
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
and in a few minutes. immigrants from southern europe to make friends. one thing. there are a lot of prejudice and spent some old when all three sedans asked me how i can dip into savannah. they have no idea until may stood and admit that being to ffa. i didn't know they don't live on the idea. the leases restaurant is seen in a failed by the way. but in the center of rio where there's more business. with only minor pm ferry. i'm happy to be. i think i'll stay forever and i spoke with a busted up. louise has made a new light for him self thanks to his courage and some delicacies from his home country. i do to find a whole am i can speak as the ball it's not what side at the w co ge in this noble three thousand and that's all for this week. thanks for watching and see you again same time same channel in one week now. be. it's believed to be the worst second largest coal reserves and eastern afghanistan. minister of mines way to us are on it was money for mining here and another size to be used to rebuild the country after thirty years the war when it comes in the back to the festivities to poli
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 3:55pm EST
is illegal immigrant. wire is the narrative that illegal immigration is bad score we should pay attention the last thing the operatives out of washington want is hispanic in the black faction so the case is buried if george zimmerman had been named jorge you never would have heard the case. never. but in any case. it is amazing. it took 40 minutes for cbs to approve the green light to do the show to bring on the parent of trayvon martin to do the show. they bring them on the show then i will use the word one is optics the optics of this case they need to make the case for trayvon. i don't the gripes of parents there sorrow and grief and anger even if it is displaced. but i do blame the people who are manipulating. but the real tragedy of his life was his family history. because when he was three his father left his mother. for the next 12 years he was raised largely by his stepmother who was totally out of the narrative. trayvon martin's father is a truck driver his mother is a college graduate making good money and very presentable people. they are formidable. they pay attention. but the
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 5:00am PST
issue from the bucket, economy, jobs, health care, immigration you name it they will stand in the way of quote giving him a win. they don't want him to succeed. as we know, there have been two books wren that republicans collude before he was inaugurated to insure he would not be successful. so a president's job is to be hopeful and optimistic. that's what the president is being here, but that's not to say that he shouldn't try. because the president, while hopeful and optimistic. he's dealing with all these obstruction and impediments, he has to try, otherwise why be in the job? >> what's the point of the job. isaac, when you watched the interview, it was sort of interesting to watch a president expound at length about what it's like to be president while he's president. it is sort of an interesting experience we don't get to see. what were you seeing? what were you taking away from what you heard the president talking about this week? >> this was the first interview obama has done in a few weeks where he seemed back on hills game, he seemed confident, feisty. happy, the last few tim
Bloomberg
Dec 7, 2013 8:00am EST
a hundred years old establishment. i think it was an irish immigrant who came here, decided this was a great restaurant, bought it, and then expanded it. so, when you look at your own businesses, do you look and say i want to make sure this stays around for over 100 years? >> no. babbo turns 15 this year. i know mesa turned 22. i think we have already outlived our original plans. we planned on getting in but we did not have an out, nor did we have a finish or dream of a finish. 100 years -- >> seems too far? >> no, i love the idea. but that would be four or five generations of chefs and famiilies. if it was something we could do, i would be very excited. >> are you preparing your business for that possibility? >> my mistake was building 21 one-off restaurants. >> wait, you made a mistake? [laughter] >> i made a whole mess of them, believe me. >> we're going to here about the first one. >> no, no, no. our mistake was, instead of creating something we could sell as a group, like people in this room are doing, we built 21 one- offs, in which case they are not really valuable as an expandable ch
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
trouble with dui or immigration problems or whatever else but there's so many politicians that have had similar relatives with similar issues. >> reporter: a white house official pushed back with the ideas that the white house is not comfortable with those members of his family, pointing out that he wrote extensively about them in his book "dreams from my father." >> what could keep college football fans away from their favorite teams? look at the stands. almost empty. we're going to explain coming up next. farmers presents: fifteen seconds of smart. so you want to drive more safely? stop eating. take deep breaths. avoid bad weather. [ whispers ] get eight hours. ♪ [ shouts over music ] turn it down! and, of course, talk to farmers. hi. hi. ♪ we are farmers bum - pa - dum, bum - bum - bum - bum ♪ >>> well, the ice storm kept college football fans in texas at home. it was 24 degrees at kickoff. school officials even offered free admission to anyone who showed up but, yes, that wasn't even enough. central florida won, by the way, 17-13. lower than normal temperatures, snow and sleet
FOX News
Dec 6, 2013 7:00pm PST
americans remain uninsured. >> those are the undocumented immigrants. >> 30 million americans. >> yes -- sean. if your complaint is the law doesn't insure more, i would be happy to work with you. >> katie, last word. >> this is the point. obama care was sold on the idea to get 45 million uninsured people in this country insured. it was not sold on the idea that millions would have to lose their plan in order to insure the minority in this country. let's work on feting people who need to be insured insured. don't take it prosecute the rest of americans because the program isn't working for them? >> we'll leave it there. thank you both. if i lied, you guys overthink progress you would be attacking me. you would be after me, right? truth. >> we love truth. >> you should be attacking the president. i agree. he shouldn't have made the overly broad staple. >> in a statement -- >> i will e-mail you the post. >> coming up next, pastor rick warren will open up about the recent death of his son and talk about a brand new book which aims at people living a healthy lifestyle ahead. my asthma's un
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
sooner than planned. he will come out of arrival toll at some point. he's got to go through immigration and get his bags. it could be a few minutes before we see him. just before he took off from beijing, we saw him in good condition. he was smiling. and he looked in good shape. this is what he had to say. >> i'm very glad to be on my way home. i appreciate the tolerance the dprk government has given to me to be on my way. >> i got to say for a 95-year-old guy he is doing incredibly well considering what he's been through. we understand that his son jeff is expected to be there to greet him at san francisco and then take him to his home in palo alto here in california. his wife also we ready to greet him. jeff saying earlier on it had been a very difficult time for his family and particularly him given his age p. he had a heart condition. while the release came about, one week after we saw him on the video confessing to hostile acts against the regime, the koreans rang up the obama administration without explanation saying, hey, we're releasing him and lo and behold he found himself in
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
-wing polish immigrant. >> there was uproar in the country. riots. >> reporter: the country finds itself in a moment of crisis. de klerk and the government are unable to keep the peace. there was only one man who could pull the nation back from the abyss. mandela addresses the country on national television. >> tonight why i'm reaching out to every single south african, black and white, now is the time for all south africans to stand together. >> only he could control the country in a crisis. and effectively, he was president from then on. de klerk was eclipsed. >> reporter: negotiations proceed, building towards a momentous event. >> the first time they were called for dignity was on the 7th of april, 1994. >> reporter: for the first time in its almost 400-year history, south africans from all races will be allowed to vote. >> april 27th arrived with a huge question mark, whether the elections will be held in a peaceful atmosphere or whether violence was going to mar and scar the region. but it came and was just a peaceful day. miles and miles of people standing, black and white, were s
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am PST
and he still couldn't get some of the sitting initiatives such as immigration reform. it would have been a lot easier in a democratic house. >> he did get health care. >> yes. with no republican votes. but, alex, i think the point that he said it's interesting, suspect it? he's humbler. i found that interesting. in order to be humble, the opposite had to be true. i think that was an interesting observation. >> they come in idealistic and hopeful. let's face it, they do get beaten down by what they face. what other challenges does the president face in trying to push the boulder up the hill. >> one of the biggest challenges is restoring trust between the blighted healthcare roll out and the spying. there's a lack of trust in this administration. he spoke very clearly people need to feel like they can trust their government. that will be a challenge the next couple years. the last couple of months is going to new blood in the 2014 races and give some candidates who might not have seen a fighting chance before by people who are hoping to see people in washington get work done for the first
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
immigrants, people that are special ed, special needs, and yet and still they're among top performers in the world. we have to understand that the adults created this system. this is not about kids that get the trophies, this is about adults that are uncomfortable going home with a child that doesn't have a trophy, this is about the adult that doesn't want to sit home and help his or her child do a homework assignment that might take up too much of their night. we have to own that we the adults have to put our children first and create situations in which we push not just the children but the educators that sur ound them. too many of us are comfortable with mediocrity. as michelle said, the rest of the world is moving forward. we haven't dropped, we're just losing in a race because we're not moving forward. >> frank talk from steve perry and michelle reed on this important issue. >>> we have much more ahead in the cnn newsroom and it all starts right now. i am fredricka whitfield. ice, sleet, snow, a cold snap hits much of the u.s., knocking out power for hundreds of thousa
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 2:00pm PST
is comfortable with this idea that he has relatives that had trouble with dui or immigration problems or whatever else, but there's so many politicians that have had similar relatives with similar issues. >> reporter: a white house official pushed back on the idea that he wasn't comfortable with those members of his family, pointing out that he wrote extensively about them in his book "dreams from my father." >>> first the white house said that the president didn't know his uncle, now we learn that mr. obama not only knew him but he lived with him. the question is, is this a big deal? we're talking about it right now to break it down a historian at princeton and david gergen who joins us from atlanta, he is a cnn senior political analyst and a former white house adviser to four presidents. gentlemen, thank you for being here. david, let's start with you. you know what it's like to work at a white house and deal with media questions especially on sensitive issues, how, however, does a white house put out false information like it did on the president's relationship to an uncle? >> well, let me say
MSNBC
Dec 6, 2013 5:00pm PST
will be like if we had a bizarro congress if they passed immigration reform. unfortunately we do not have one. we have john boehner's terrible do-nothing congress. if you're frustrated about that, you're not alone. a few nights ago democrats were calling for the passage of a comprehensive reform bill. they were sitting it the house gallery which got him reprimanded, and that's when the democratic congressman stepped in. >> the men and women spending their time here would not have to be in those galleries advocating if this house simply took up the bill. you think they want to be spending their time here, madam speaker? is what what you think? probably traveling at their own expense to washington? and you're saying we're addressing them, and that's what you're upset about, madam speaker? i want you to address the reason that they are here! they are here because our government is tearing apart their families, madam speaker. >> will the gentleman from colorado understand aull members -- >> i want the speaker to understand that the speaker is obstructing hr-15 from coming to the floor. >> that is
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
. if a tax reform bill passed tomorrow, if an immigration bill passed tomorrow, that's tens of billions of dollars in consulting, lobbying, messaging fees that are not going to be paid out. >> let's take one example. april 20th, 2010, the deepwater horizon oil well, oil rig, explodes in the gulf of mexico. 11 people killed, the largest marine spill in the history of the industry. oil gushes onto the seafloor for at least 84 days. you, leibovich, look at that crude oil flowing into the gulf, and you see an equally large flow of cash spreading across washington, covering our nation's capital to, as you say, "manage the crisis." now, tell us how they set about to manage that crisis. >> so, bp is in this whole heap of trouble, okay? they have this disaster that they are pegged with. the president looks powerless. i mean, what are you going to do? you have this awful calamity taking place. systematically bp is spending tens of millions of dollars to basically tie up the most prominent washington democratic and republican lobbyists, media consultants, ad people, to where you had an all-star r
CNBC
Dec 7, 2013 4:00am EST
need to have a credit card or a bank account. and those aren't necessarily easy for immigrant workers to come by these days, especially if they're working off the books. however, at the end of the day, it wasn't competition that caused this hideous selloff from xoom. it was yolanda, the horrible, tragic super typhoon that slammed into asia. after the typhoon hit, seven different provinces in the philippines were not just a state of emergency, but national calamity. that's their term, not mine. the damage was immense. and the government had to send in tanks just to maintain order. that's awful, but what's it got to do with xoom? everything. xoom gets about 35% of the revenues from the philippines. and this kind of natural disaster can seriously disrupt their business. this has hurt the company. i think it'll take a couple of quarters before they can recover. i do like xoom's model, though. but we've seen this is a very risky stock. far from being concerned about money gram and western union, i think xoom is its own worst enemy. it's not diversified. getting about 70% of the business fr
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
: let me first say, james, i am a minority. my parents came from the philippines, immigrated here for better opportunity. in general, i am glad to see people, regardless of their race or creed or whatever, getting more involved in politics and just this debate. any differences i have with president obama and the administration has nothing to do with race or who he is or his personality. personal things. they have to do with issues of substance. substantive difference is a matter of policy. that is what a debate needs to be. i'm happy to engage with folks on issues of substance, but you know, certainly -- of course there will be people out there, i am not one of them, who do not like obama for really personal and probably wrongheaded reasons, but i try to be a constructive critic. i think the president has done some good things and he has done things that could have been done better, but that is the case with any president. host: what about mr. rouhani -- hassan rouhani? how is he different than the previous president? does that change negotiations with iran, and should we change t
MSNBC
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
priorities like immigration reform, gay rights and other issues like that. so for president obama to make that argument, i think immediately got the audience on his side. you heard giggles after he made that point. so i don't think it's surprising at all we heard him say that. >> how do you think, ed, it might impact next year's midterm elections? what list of accomplishments can republicans point to? >> well, they can point to the fact that they've tried dozens of times to either roll back or completely cancel the affordable care act. >> how many times is that, like 42? >> 41, 42 depending how you count it. there's that. >> by the way, tried. tried. >> yes. >> so accomplishments, what are they? >> accomplishments you mean laws that actually got through the house and senate? they are very few and very inconsequential for the most part. remember, this is an argument that can be made either way. speaker boehner was making a similar argument this week saying that it's senate democrats who blocked at least 150 different measures that were sent over, things that would have rolled back federal
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm EST
to detroit. we want to allow immigration to our country with people have capital. right now we're losing people. people going to canada because income tax is 15%. canada is getting ought of these great entrepreneurs. economic enterprise zones would expedite these visas for people who have $50,000. detroit doesn't need a handout. look at the proud history of detroit. we were the industrial giant of the world, detroit was the greatness of america. government didn't do this. you did this. government didn't discover, create, motown greats like smokey robinson or diana ross. we need to look at ourselves. we need to look in the mirror and we need to allow ourselves the freedom to create and innovate. you have leaders. think of dan gilbert of quick and loans they are pouring their hearts and souls and money into detroit. quick and loans have spent more than a billion dollars in detroit and moved 3600 employees into the city, creating thousands of jobs. quick and loans and center companies have 12,000 employees working in detroit. quick and loans is proving all the nay sayers wrong. go to quick
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 3:00am PST
and victor, this is about an uncle of the president who has gone through legal problems with immigration and it is about the impression the white house has given. white house aides say they weren't doing that. he is a 69-year-old man who works in a liquor store in boston. he is caught up in the president's political migraine. his name is omar. the president's uncle. the boston globe cited the white house as the president and uncle had never met. the white house press secretary now says this. >> the president said he, in fact, had met omar obama when he moved to cambridge for law school and stayed with him for a brief period of time. are. >> reporter: in recent days, he said he stayed with him for days in the 1980s. why the differing accounts? >> back when this arose, folks looked at the record. >> reporter: jay carney said it was when he asked the president about staying with his uncle. the white house was asked about the relationship a couple of years ago after the uncle was arrested for drunk driving and it came to light he was fighting deportation. that has given ammunition to republi
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